Cucumbers — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 13 - The Packer

Cucumbers — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 13

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (197-262-324, field-grown 142-196-250, greenhouse 55-66-74) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices medium and small much higher, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $18.95, fair quality mostly $16.95-17, ordinary quality mostly $12.95; small $12.95-14.95, large mostly $14.95. Cartons 24s mostly $7.95-8, 36s mostly $9.95. 1 1/9-bushel crates pickles 200-300s and 300-400s $14.35-16.35, 150-200s $12.35-14.35. Greenhouse cartons film-wrapped long seedless 12s mostly $7.95-8.95; 22-pound cartons persian small and small-medium mostly $18-18.95. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (45-55-65, greenhouse 27-30-26, field-grown 18-25-39) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. The first f.o.b. report was expected to be issued the week of Jan. 20.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (0-0-0) — Imports via boat from Honduras. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading active. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $24, fair quality $20-22, large $16-18, cartons 24s $8-9. Quality good. FIRST REPORT. 


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